Wednesday Walks - September 2017

NUMBER 1 WALKS START AT 10.00 a.m. - ALL OTHER WALKS START AT 10.30 a.m. UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED.

There will be a coffee break and a lunch break so you will need sandwiches and a flask.  Please make sure you have adequate water with you, especially during hot weather.

6TH SEPTEMBER

(1)  HEBDEN BRIDGE to HAWORTH – 12 Miles
Cars to Hebden Bridge. Meet outside the HB Picture House on the A 646. GR 992 271.
Hebden Bridge, Gibson Mill, Walshaw Dean Reservoirs, Top Withins, Haworth.
This is a linear walk, don’t forget bus pass for journey back.

(2) AROUND HELMSHORE – 8 Miles
Meet at the Holden Arms, Haslingdon Grane Road. BB4 4PD, GR SD 774 225 (park at the far side of the car park)
Walk, Haslingdon, Buckden Wood, Irwell Valley and return

(3)  RODDLESWORTH – 6/7 Miles
MP Lodge Bank car park Brinscall PR6 8QU GR 625 211
Withnell Nature Trail, Abbey Village, Roddlesworth Lodges

(4)  TOWERS AND TURRETS – 5/6 Miles
MP Jumbles car park: GR SD 736 140; BL2 6EJ.
Last Drop, Horrobin Fold, Turton Tower, Chapeltown, Turton Bottoms, Jumbles .

13TH SEPTEMBER

(1)  WARD STONES via Tarnbrook – 12.5 Miles
Cars to Abbeystead Village GR 563 543.
Higher Emmetts, Tarnbrook, Brown Syke, Grey Crag, Ward Stones, Grit Fell, Jubilee Tower, Meeting House Farm, Abbeystead.

(2) CROOK O’ LUNE – 8 Miles
Cars to Crook O’ Lune car park Caton ( small charge) GR SD 522 647
Walk  Turner’s Viewpoint, Halton Park, Aughton and  River Lune

(3)  HOLLAND FOLD – 7 Miles
MP Horrobin CP by Rivington Primary School GR SD 625 143
Yarrow Reservoir, Holland Fold, Limbrick, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Hall o’th’ Hill, Shaw Place

(4)  BOB’S SMITHY & OLD LINKS – 5/6 Miles
MP Triangle Methodist Church/Doffcocker CP:  BL1 5SL.
Doffcocker Lodge, Bob’s Smithy, Golf Course, Barrow Bridge, Smithills Dean, Moss Bank Park.

20TH SEPTEMBER

(1)  GADDINGS DAM, TODMORDEN – 12 Miles
Cars to picnic area at Lobbs Mill on A6033. GR 956 246.
Mankinholes, Stoodley Pike, Broadhead Clough, Cumber Hill, Withins Clough Reservoir, Gaddings Dam, Oldroyd.

(2) WHITBARROW SCAR – 9 Miles
Cars to Mill Side, park at side of road before the village LA11 6SQ, GR SD 452 840
Walk Backhouse  Wood, Raven’s Lodge, Rawson’s, Whitbarrow, Bell Rake, Witherslack Hall and return.

(3)  KNOTT END CIRCULAR – 6 Miles
MP Knott End carpark Bourne May Road. FY6 0EA GR 346 484
Walk Esplanade, Curwens Hill, Corcas Farm, Wyre Way, Hackenshall and back along the Wyre

(4)  ATHERTON, HINDSFORD, TYLDESLEY, GIN PIT, LILFORD PARK – 6 Miles
MP Howe Bridge Sports Centre, B5212; Eckersley Fold Lane, Atherton: M26 0PJ. Use lower car park.
Howe Bridge, Hindsford, Tyldesley Park, Gin Pit, Lilford Park.

27TH SEPTEMBER

(1)  FOUR BOWLAND VILLAGES – 11 Miles
Cars to far end of CP for Spread Eagle Pub, Sawley. GR 777 466
Sawley, Bolton by Bowland, Holden, Grindleton.

(2) TOWNLEY ROUND - THE BURNLEY WAY – 9.5/10 Miles
Cars to Townley Park (Burnley)- Riverside car park (charge £1.50).  BB11 3RQ, GR SD 857 314.
Walk Townley Hall, Mereclough, Hurstwood, Sneddon Clough, Long Causeway, Holmes Chapel, Burnley Way to Walk Mill.

(3)  STUBBINS & ITS ENVIRONS – 7 Miles
MP footbridge.  Park in side streets GR 792 181 BL00NQ
Buckden Clough, Dowry Head, Snig Hole, Urwell Vale, Chatterton

(4)  IRWELL VALE – 5 Miles
MP Ramsbottom Railway Station CP: GR 793 168; BL0 9AL
Stubbins and Irwell Vale.

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